87957 - GENERAL RELATIVITY 1

Scheda insegnamento

Anno Accademico 2021/2022

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

At the end of the course the student will learn elements of General Relativity. In particular he/she will acquire a basic knowledge of Einstein field equations and their Schwarzschild and gravitational wave solutions. He/she will be able to describe classical tests of General Relativity and master simple applications of it.

Contenuti

Special Relativity-Maxwell equations-retarded potential

Equivalence principle

Geodesics

Riemann tensor

Einstein equations

Schwarzschild solution

Classical tests

Gravitational waves


Testi/Bibliografia

S. Weinberg : Gravitation and Cosmology, John Wiley & Sons, 1972

R. D'Inverno : Introducing Einstein Relativity, Oxford University Press, 1992


Metodi didattici

Lectures

Modalità di verifica e valutazione dell'apprendimento

Oral examination

Orario di ricevimento

Consulta il sito web di Roberto Balbinot